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AUXC-Auxiliary Communications (AUXC-HS)

AUXCOMM: Auxiliary Communications (AUXCOMM) is an all-inclusive term used to describe the many organizations and personnel that provide various types of communications support to emergency management, public safety, and other government agencies. This includes, but is not limited to amateur radio, military radio, citizens band radio (CB), etc. AUXCOMM covers a broad range of systems that could potentially be used during an incident to include: High Frequency (HF), Very High Frequency (VHF), Ultra High Frequency (UHF), satellite communications (SATCOM), microwave, Wi-Fi, digital, video, photos, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and other modes. Trained Auxiliary Communicators are a valuable communications resource tool that can be used by local, county, regional, tribal or state agencies/organizations

The course covers Public Safety Incident Command System positions, i.e. COMC, COML, COMT, THSP, INCM, RADO and ICS205 Communications Plan. The course consists of two full days (12 hrs) of classroom exercises and scenarios for students to use AUXCOMM training in support to Public Safety incidents/events.

Required Pre-requisites - Most current version of IS-100.C, IS-200.C, IS-700.B, IS-800.D and an Amateur Radio FCC issued License.

Date(s)  Wed. Nov 02, 2022 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 
Thu. Nov 03, 2022 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 
Fri. Nov 04, 2022 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 
Location Gwinnett County (Lawrenceville)
Lawrenceville GA 
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Building/Room 800 Hi Hope Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 
Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security 
Primary Instructor Whitworth, Edwin Brady 
Course Length 2.5 days 
Course Hours 24 
CEUs 24.00 
Award Credentials
Prerequisites IS 100.c, 200.c 700.b, 800.d, Current Amateur Radio License Technician or higher, letter of recommendation from local public safety agency or State agency. Prerequisites should be sent to [email protected]
Equivalent Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 30
# Open Seats 28
# on Wait List 12

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